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Rings for women

Question Are women allowed to wear rings which are rose gold plated? Also, is a woman’s mothers maternal uncle considered her mehram? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is permissible for woman to wear jewellery which is plated with …

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Hijaab from a brother-in-law

  Nasihah (Advice): Immodesty   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “When immodesty is found in a thing, it most certainly taints it, and when modesty is found in a thing, it most certainly beautifies it.” (Bukhari)   _________________________________   Question and Answer:   Should a wife make Hijaab from her …

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Sunnah of the Headgear (Topee)

Nasihah (Advice): The headgear (Topee) in Salaah   Hasan Basri Rahmatullahi Alaih narrates that the people (Sahaabah Radhiyallahu Anhum) used to make Sajdah (prostrate) upon their turbans and hats. (Bukhari)   _______________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Does a man have to wear a hat to perform Salaat?  Is the …

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Jewellery with the name of Allah

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Umar (Radhiyallaahu Anhuma) states that Nabi Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has said: “When you meet the Haji, greet him, shake his hands and instruct him to seek forgiveness for you before he enters his home, for undoubtedly he is forgiven.” (Musnad Ahmed) ________________________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Is is permissable  …

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On which hand should the watch be worn

Q. I just wanted to know in which hand would it be considered Sunna or recommended to wear the wrist-watch. (There may be grammatical and spelling errors in the above question. Questions are published as received) A. Obviously, it is not possible to find a specific report concerning the watch …

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The ruling on Tattoos in Islam

Question:  Please can you send me something regarding the implications of a Muslim having tattoos on their body from an Islamic perspective?  Answer:  It is forbidden for Muslims to draw tattoos or have tattoos drawn. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has cursed the one who draws tattoos and the one who …

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Can a male wear a ring on his finger?

Question:  Are males allowed to wear platinum rings?  Answer:  No. Men are only allowed to wear rings of silver. The weight of the silver should not exceed one Mithqaal as mentioned in the Hadith. One Mithqaal is equivalent to approximately 4.374 grams. (Raddul Muhtaar)  And Allah knows best  Suhail Tarmahomed …

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Is it permissible for a female to shape her eyebrows?

Question:  Is a female allowed to shape her eyebrows to beautify herself for her husband?  Answer:  No. It is not permissible.  It is narrated on the authority of Ibn Mas’ood (Radiallahu Anhu) that he said, May Allah curse those who tattoo, have (their bodies) tattooed, those who have their eyebrows …

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Purchasing clothing for children before birth

Question:   Please can you advise if it is permissible to purchase clothing, etc for a child before the birth?   Answer:   It is permissible. We advise that if clothing is going to be purchased before the birth of the child, unisex clothing should be purchased as the gender …

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Are men allowed to wear diamonds on their rings?

Question:     Are men allowed to wear diamonds on their rings? Answer:   It is permissible for men to wear diamonds on their rings. (al-Fatawa al-Hindiyyah, Vol: 5, Pg: 335, Dar Ihya-it Turath al-Arabi)     NB. Males are permitted to wear rings made from only silver and its …

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